Singing Legend Connie Francis Turned 85 — She Still Uses Lipstick, Dresses Smart & Lives in a Cozy House.
Connie Francis recently celebrated her 85th birthday with “the biggest gathering of lifelong friends.” “Who’s sorry now?” the singer has been through a lot in his life. She called Bobby Darin the love of her life. Now, at 85, Connie looks charming and lives life to the fullest.
Connie Francis, the 1960s pop icon, turned 85 on Monday, December 12. To celebrate, she threw a grand party at her house, inviting everyone she cared about. The singer is known for hits like “Who’s Sorry Now?”
After becoming a top female country vocalist, Francis also starred in several films during the 1960s. She rose to fame with films including “Where the Boys Are” and “When Boys Meet Girls.”
Frances was a hit, as a singer and as an actress, but she never liked being in front of the camera. Acting took her to even higher levels of fame, but she noted that she never felt at home on the big screen.
Frances later married and divorced four times, and adopted a son with her third husband.
Although Francis no longer performs, he still has the support of countless fans and family members. She noted with gratitude that her 85th birthday must have been “the greatest gathering of lifelong friends”.
What happened to Connie Francis?
Fame and fortune followed her after her first hit single, but that didn’t mean Francis had an easy life. First, she missed out on spending days with her greatest and first love, singer Bobby Darin. Unfortunately, her father made sure they weren’t together. She said:
“He was an amazing human being.” The most interesting man I’ve ever met in my life.”
Frances later married and divorced four times, and adopted a son with her third husband. Between the 70s and 80s, her brother was brutally murdered, she became a victim of sexual abuse and began to struggle with her mental health. She spent some time in a mental hospital due to severe depression.
Francesco enjoys the love and support of countless friends, as seen in a photo she posted of her and Frankie D’Amelio in 2019.
Through it all, Frances kept her sense of humor, which helped her immensely. She also said that the support of her fans has helped her stay hopeful. After her recovery, she began campaigning for mental well-being and was an ardent supporter of American troops.
How is Connie Francis living now?
Recently, Francesku lost her partner of many years, Tony Ferretti. She spent 18 years with him before he passed away in early 2022. She said their relationship started when they recorded one of her old songs as a duet. Ferretti and Francis particularly focused on the song “You Made Me Love You”.
The two quickly developed a romance and remained close until Ferretti’s death, with the couple sharing a comfortable home. However, the singer’s life continues and she enjoys the last few days out of the spotlight.
Francesca enjoys the love and support of countless friends, as seen in a photo she posted of her and Frankie D’Amelio in 2019. She could be seen wearing a beautiful red dress, while D’Amelio wore a white shirt, blue jeans and sunglasses. She commented that she no longer performs:
“I don’t do concerts anymore because I just can’t sing like I used to.” I would never want to disappoint the fans who have been so good to me throughout my life.”
Francis has lived in her comfortable home in Florida for the past 20 years and will most likely spend the rest of her days there. Fortunately, her home does not appear to have been hit by the relentless Hurricane Irma.